Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Gastropoda > Subclass Heterobranchia > Infraclass Opisthobranchia > Order Nudibranchia > Suborder Euctenidiacea > Infraorder Doridacea > Superfamily Doridoidea > Family Chromodorididae > Genus Hypselodoris

Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HypselodorisStimpson, 1855accepted genus name

Species group names

Doris infucata Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 basionym
Chromodoris runcinata Bergh, 1877 synonym
Doris infucata Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: mottled dorid


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

Rudman W.B. (1984) The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: a review of the genera. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 81 (2/3): 115-273.

additional source

Gosliner, T.M., Behrens, D.W. & Valdés, Á. (2008) Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and seaslugs. A field guide to the world's most diverse fauna. Sea Challengers Natural History Books, Washington, 426 pp.

additional source

Debelius, H. & Kuiter, R.H. (2007) Nudibranchs of the world. ConchBooks, Frankfurt, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-3-939767-06-0

additional source

Rudman W.B. (1977) Chromodorid opisthobranch Mollusca from East Africa and the tropical West Pacific. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 61: 351-397.

status source

Johnson R.F. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Traditional taxonomic groupings mask evolutionary history: A molecular phylogeny and new classification of the chromodorid nudibranchs. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33479.





External Links

Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications)
GenBank (6 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Gofas, S.; Caballer, M. (2014). Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:139151




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